Worcester Blades Hockey


General Manager - Derek Alfama

Derek Alfama joined the CWHL and the Blades for the 2018-19 season with 10 years experience in women’s hockey. He served as an Assistant Women’s Hockey Coach in the NCAA, ECAC, and Hockey East divisions. He has also acted as Assistant Coach for Providence College’s Women’s Hockey team.

Alfama was a part of the staff at Norwich University, receiving American College Hockey Association Division III Women’s Staff of the Year Award in two of his three seasons.

He was also awarded the 2016 Hockey East Coaching Staff of the Year with Providence College Hockey staff and was runner-up in 2017.

Head Coach - Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy joined the Blades in 2018 with a wealth of hockey knowledge earned from USA Hockey. He was the Power Skating Coach for the Women’s National Team, retiring in 2014. Kennedy began his career in 2003 where he coached the East Coast Wizards Program. He also launched All Out Summer Skate in 2005 for college players to hone their skills in this eight-week program.